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  • The Unfinished Revolutionby Stephen M. Engel

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    Compares the post-Second World War histories of the American and British gay and lesbian movements. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to American Gay and Lesbian Literatureby Scott Herring

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    This Companion examines the connections between LGBTQ populations and American literature from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. more...

  • Out of a Far Countryby Christopher Yuan; Angela Yuan; Kay Warren

    The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99

    Coming Out, Then Coming Home    Christopher Yuan, the son of Chinese immigrants, discovered at an early age that he was different. He was attracted to other boys. As he grew into adulthood, his mother, Angela, hoped to control the situation. Instead, she found that her son and her life were spiraling out of control?and her own personal demons were... more...

  • Intimaciesby Leo Bersani; Adam Phillips

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Two gifted and highly prolific intellectuals, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips, here present a fascinating dialogue about the problems and possibilities of human intimacy. Their conversation takes as its point of departure psychoanalysis and its central importance to the modern imagination?though equally important is their shared sense that by misleading... more...

  • The New Queer Aesthetic on Televisionby James R. Keller; Leslie Stratyner

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 35.00

    Television is awash with newly embraced gay and lesbian themes that have crossed over into the collective pop culture of America. Dramas like Queer As Folk and The L Word, comedies like Will & Grace,and even reality shows including the popular Queer Eye for the Straight Guy signify a new commercial acceptance of homosexuality that has never been seen... more...

  • Gay TV and Straight Americaby Ron Becker

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 25.95

    After decades of silence on the subject of homosexuality, television in the 1990s saw a striking increase in programming that incorporated and, in many cases, centered on gay material. In shows including Friends, Seinfeld, Party of Five, Homicide, Suddenly Susan, The Commish, Ellen, Will & Grace, and others, gay characters were introduced, references... more...

  • The Culture of Desireby Frank Browning

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    Is there such a thing as an American gay culture--a set of styles, values, and behaviors that arises not from ethnicity or religion but from sexual orientation? How is that culture transmitted? And how is it likely to survive the depradations of homophobia and AIDS? These questions are explored by Browning, a reporter for NPR. From the Trade Paperback... more...

  • Cruising Utopiaby José Esteban Muñoz

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 21.25

    The LGBT agenda for too long has been dominated by pragmatic issues like same-sex marriage and gays in the military. It has been stifled by this myopic focus on the present, which is short-sighted and assimilationist. Cruising Utopia seeks to break the present stagnancy by cruising ahead. Drawing on the work of Ernst Bloch, José Esteban Muñoz recalls... more...

  • Imagining Gay Paradiseby Gary L. Atkins

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    Mages of Manhood focuses on three gay paradises in Southeast Asia and the men who created them. It examines a manhood of savoring that challenges the male contests often inspired by nationalism and imperialism. It is also studies the obstacles gay men have faced in securing a voice as citizens. more...

  • Es fühlt sich endlich richtig an!by Helga Boschitz

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Wenn Frauen und Männer sich nach oft langjährigen heterosexuellen Beziehungen in einen Menschen des eigenen Geschlechts verlieben, gerät ihre Welt ins Wanken. Nach einer Zeit der Verdrängung oder von einem Tag auf den anderen wagen sie den Schritt in eine neue Form der Beziehung, eine unbekannte Szene, eine andere Lebensart. Helga... more...